Bending Blades cocktail

Difford's Guide



Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon


There are approximately 194 calories in one serving of Bending Blades cocktail.


Bending Blades cocktail image

Serve in a

Coupe glass


Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 12 fl oz Patrón Silver blanco tequila
12 fl oz Suze gentian liqueur
12 fl oz Manzanilla Sherry
34 fl oz Giffard Pamplemousse liqueur
34 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

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Our Comment:

This tequila-based cocktail is bitter before turning bittersweet, then finishes with a long bitter finish. It won't be for everybody but for those who appreciate the flavour of gentian liqueur will appreciate this drink for its simplicity and originality.


Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Christopher Day at General Lee's, Los Angeles, USA.

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